Installing and Configuring the CLI¶
The Confluent CLI is meant for development purposes only and is not suitable for a production environment. The data that are produced are transient and are intended to be temporary. For production-ready workflows, see Install and Upgrade.
Installing the CLI¶
The Confluent CLI is included as a part of the Confluent Platform package. To install, download the Confluent Platform package.
Configuring the CLI¶
You must configure the CLI before using.
Set your PATH variable:
jqfor your platform.
Optional: Specify a custom location to store the CLI data and logs. By default the Confluent CLI stores its data and logs in your platform’s temporary directory.
You can check the current data and log location with the
Create a directory:
Set the path to your directory: